How YouTube sent one man down an alt-right rabbit hole

How YouTube sent one man down an alt-right rabbit hole

A New York Times report tells the story of Caleb Cain, a man who came to embrace — and later reject — the alt-right through YouTube. YouTube has been criticized often in recent weeks for hosting content created by radical actors, and has also been censured for how it has handled this criticism. The video sharing giant’s policies on harassment and hate speech and its enforcement of these policies faced public scrutiny last week after…

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Cory Booker’s plan to fix the housing crisis and make renting affordable

Cory Booker’s plan to fix the housing crisis and make renting affordable

Cory Booker’s new housing plan proposes tax credits for renters, federal incentives, and “baby bonds” as ways to make housing more affordable. Presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker has united policies he proposed during his time in Congress into a new affordable housing plan, which he unveiled while on the campaign trail late last week. Booker has made affordable housing central to his campaign, and often tells the story of his parents’ struggle to buy a…

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